Rent a Car at Memphis International Airport (MEM)

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Memphis Intl Airport (MEM)

Address: 2491 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN, Tennessee, 38116, U S A
Phone: (1) 901-345-2847
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM


Location Information

As a thriving cultural center with a rich history, Memphis offers visitors and residents numerous unique spots to explore. Pick up a rental car at the Memphis International Airport and head straight to Graceland, Beale Street, or Mud Island River Park. Hungry? Try some of the world-renowned barbecue joints scattered around Memphis, or go searching for food trucks downtown. You can see all the hotspots and hidden gems of this fascinating Southern city when you book a car rental with Avis and tour yourself around town. Enjoy these extra conveniences when you rent from Avis at the MEM airport:

  • Open Late

  • Check Reservations on the Avis App

  • Located on-campus at the Airport

  • Luxury and Economy Cars Available


Where is Avis at Memphis Airport?

After you get off your plane, grab your luggage at the baggage claim, and then proceed down to the lower level. Follow the Economy Parking / Rental Cars signs to the Ground Transportation Center. There you’ll find the Avis counter. Just check in, get your keys, and start your trip!

Memphis Airport Rental Car Return

To return your MEM car rental, drive to the airport and follow signs labeled Rental Car Return. These signs will lead you to the rental facility at 2491 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Memphis, Tennessee?

Avis in Tennessee generally rents to drivers 25 and older, but we permit drivers age 21-24 to rent select models for a $27-per-day fee. If you have a valid driver’s license, an Avis-honored credit card, and you’re older than 21 you can rent a car from Avis.

What is the best type of car to rent in Memphis?

With the combination of city and country, Memphis is a place full of adventure. We have such a variety of rental cars at the Memphis, TN, airport that we’re sure to have something for anyone! Avis offers SUVs for outdoor enthusiasts eager to explore the Smoky Mountains and minivans for those taking kids to Graceland.

Passenger Van Rental

Tennessee’s Southern hospitality culture means that this is a great place to travel with large groups of friends. To accommodate everyone, get a van rental that fits 12 or 15 passengers (and all their luggage!).

Minivan Rental

Minivan rentals are perfect for those traveling with children. Memphis has a variety of kid-friendly activities that are within an hour drive of Memphis International Airport. Grab a Honda Odyssey or a similar model and head to Graceland, the Memphis Zoo, or Shelby Farms Park.

SUV Rental

Tennessee has a wealth of outdoor activities that are best enjoyed in an SUV. Rent a premium Chevrolet Tahoe or a Ford Edge to explore the Smoky Mountains, go fishing on the Mississippi River, or hike in Wolf River Greenway.

Long-Term Car Rental

Long-term car rentals mean that you get even better rates with no long-term contract. Enjoy your time in Memphis a little longer with monthly car rentals, discounted road assistance programs, and a variety of reliable vehicles.

Convertible Car Rental

Enjoy the vibrant Memphis nightlife on Beale Street, the booming financial district, and the wide-open country roads in a luxury car rental. Convertibles are an especially popular choice, so be sure to make your reservation ahead of time by downloading the Avis app on your phone.

Road Trip From Memphis Airport

Theme parks, nuclear warfare, and kayaking, oh my! Tennessee is the perfect place to take a road trip your family will be talking about for years to come. Explore the famous Smoky Mountains, enjoy a day at Dollywood, and so much more. Tennessee has countless travel destinations, so start planning your road trip and places to visit along the way today. Read more...

Preferred Service
Customers can proceed to the baggage claim area to collect luggage then proceed down to Level 1 and walk across to the rental car facility. You can pass the main Avis counter and continue up to the Preferred kiosk on Level 2 of the parking garage.,Upon arrival at the rental facility, check your email on your smartphone or the Preferred board for the space number of your preassigned vehicle.
You have the option to accept the preassigned car or exchange it for a similar car from the Select & Go Exchange Area or upgrade the car to a specialty vehicle from the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Cars in the Select & Go Upgrade Area have the additional daily cost posted on the hangtag.
Once you have selected your vehicle, drive the vehicle to the exit booth and present your driver's license to the Avis representative who will quickly complete the transaction and get you on your way.
General Directions
AIRLINE PASSENGERS: Proceed to the baggage claim area to collect luggage then proceed down to Level 1 and walk across to the rental car facility.
WALK-UP RENTERS: Follow airport signs for Rental Car Return. They will lead to the car rental facility.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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